AppleHouse

Now open to the public from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. For a daily update of available apple varieties, call the AppleHouse Hotline at 612-301-3487. Download the estimated harvest apple availability sheet. 

Purchase apples from a changing inventory of 50 varieties throughout the season—from long-time favorites to recent University of Minnesota introductions, including Minnesota's new State Fruit, the Honeycrisp!  Select from a variety of specialty food items and merchandise in the AppleHouse Gift Shop. Proceeds benefit the University of Minnesota's apple research program.

The AppleHouse is located 1.5 miles west of the Arboretum entrance in Chanhassen on State Highway 5 and Rolling Acres Road.

Fire Truck Pizza now on site! Noon to 6 p.m. Thursday to Sunday through the end of October.

Apple Tasting Weekends!

Taste-test U of M research apples and rate you favorites! Evaluate them for flavor, size and texture to help apple scientists discover the next Honeycrisp. From 1-3 p.m., just outside the interior entrance to the Gift and Garden Store in the Oswald Visitor Center on these select dates:

Saturdays and Sundays
Sept. 18-19
Sept. 26-27
Oct. 3-4
Oct. 10-11